The poet Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote: “Peace has victories, but it takes brave men and woman to earn them.”
Clarinda’s 27th annual Lighted Christmas Parade will be 6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29 around the square. Cosponsored by the Clarinda Kiwanis Club and the Clarinda Chamber of Commerce, the theme is The Colors of Christmas.
The Essex community gathered as ‘Flag Man’ Larry Eckhardt, from Illinois, was presented with a new trailer to carry his flags Friday, Nov. 8.
Ten Brokaw FFA members of Clarinda along with advisor Andy Johnson and chaperone Megan Wright attended the 2019 National FFA Convention held in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Oct. 29-Nov. 2.
In early afternoon on Aug. 5, 1919, a group of men who had served in the American armed forces during World War I assembled on the lawn of the Page County Courthouse in Clarinda.
The seven candidates for the three Clarinda School Board seats commented on the district’s use of iPads in classrooms to building needs during a forum held Thursday, Oct. 24, at Clarinda Middle School.
As part of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council initiative to bring teachers and industry professionals together to help prepare students for STEM careers, the Clarinda Community School District (CCSD) was selected to be a 2019 STEM BEST (Businesses Engaging Students and Teachers) Progr…
After a nearly two hour public hearing including concerns about wind turbines, Page County Board of Supervisors approved a related ordinance Tuesday, Oct. 29 should the 300 foot tall towers come to the county.
Iowa Western Community College enrollment was up slightly this fall, thanks to a jump in high school students, but credit hours slipped a little further, according to numbers released Monday, Oct. 21 at a meeting of the Iowa Western Board of Trustees.
As influenza activity picks up this fall, the American Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply for patients in need. Blood and platelets can only be given by donors who are feeling well.
Page County Board of Supervisors reviewed an estimate Tuesday, Oct. 15 of $20,500 from HGM Associates of Omaha, Nebraska, to plan remodeling of the education building of the former First United Methodist Church in Clarinda.
The Iowa Department of Corrections is still considering building a gun range on state-owned property east of the Clarinda Correctional Facility, according to a department spokesperson last week.
The South Page School Board approved extending its instructional support levy for another five years. Board took action during its regularly scheduled meeting Monday, Oct. 14.
The Page County Extension Council announce Lexy Davies as the new County Youth Coordinator. Lexy has previously been involved with 4-H before applying for the position. Over the next few months, Lexy will be reaching out to clubs, leaders, and others involved in the 4-H program and introduci…
In order to pave the way for a new street improvement project, the Clarinda City Council has commissioned Snyder and Associates to complete a street inventory.
The Clarinda Herald-Journal has invited the seven candidates for the three Clarinda school board seats to a forum at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24 at Clarinda Middle School.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces a new 14-member, bipartisan Auditors’ Working Group to assist in the administration of elections and sharing of best practices. Page County Auditor Melissa Wellhausen is one of them.
Richard Humphrey of Clarinda was elected as senior grand warden by the Iowa Masons at their 175th annual meeting in Sept. 20 in Cedar Rapids. The position of senior warden is similar to a vice president.
Thomas Earl Seehan was pronounced dead at 11:17 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 17 in his cell at the Clarinda Correctional Facility. It is believed he died of natural causes and his body has been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office to confirm the cause of death. Seehan was 69.
Information about a “Break Room” established to benefit students at Clarinda High School was presented to members of the Board of Education during their meeting Wednesday, Oct. 9.
Plans to eliminate parking on East State Street came to a screeching halt during a meeting of the Clarinda City Council Wednesday, Oct. 9, at Clarinda City Hall.
Clarinda Community School District at-risk coordinator Sara Honnold shared details of the Parent and Community Education Support (PACE) project Wednesday, Oct. 9, with the Clarinda Community School District Board of Directors.
A miscommunication involving severe weather warnings and upset parents at the same time Tuesday, Oct. 1, made Clarinda school officials evaluate its safety procedures.